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We had originally planned to take the train from San Sebastian down to Reus, rent a car there and head to L'Amertlla de Mar. Jack and I decided on the train from Paris to San Sebastian that we had spent enough time on the train for one vacation already. So, our Knight in Shining Armour suggested we rent a car for the trip south and make a road trip ...
... would take us right next to the peninsula. We got to the beach just north of where we wanted to be by about 12, so we all sat down and ate our bocadillos (sandwiches that everybody's host mom had given for the trip). Then we started a small walk around the peninsula, stopping to take pictures, and then got to the castle around 2. The castle of Peńķscola is the biggest attraction ...
... walk the kilometre or so up to the hill town of Arnes which looked interesting.
When we got there the streets seemed deserted.
There was a lovely old church and town hall and very narrow streets.
There was the usual group of old men sunning themselves by the ...
... indoor swimming pool.
Everything is centralised and it is a very long walk to the Laundry, shop (for bread) etc.
it is not really 'our' sort of site
We left Vilanova and headed down the free road to Tarragona, then via the free Autovia to Reus, and then on to the scenic ...
... made me a gibbering wreck – poor John is all I will say.
Needless to say I survived and the lesson learnt is always take your bike lights when cycling down a disused railway line.
The scenery was beautiful, vineyards, orchards of almond trees and olive trees. Barley fields full of bright red poppies, wooded slopes with rocky outcrops and the odd glimpse of the hillside towns the railway once served in the distance.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet